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Poster: adks12020 Date: Jun 19, 2013 9:21am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

Has anyone been to one of these yet? If so, how was it? Are people taping? I live about an hour from Tanglewood so I'm thinking about going and I'm just curious what people are thinking about it.

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Poster: Old_NJ_Head_Zimmer Date: Jun 19, 2013 10:24am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

I'm thinking why does Warren Haynes do a tribute and not one member of the GD Is doing it?

That's not a knock on Warren at all - it's a stab at rest of band mates. warren is a warrior and hard working man for sure.

Does the rest of the world see some significant need to tribute the man but his supposed "brothers" not? Or are they too busy keeping the "vibe" alive and making fools of themselves falling on stage. Or do they just not care as long as 77 box set sells.

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Poster: deadpolitics Date: Jun 19, 2013 1:55pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

As far as I can tell, Jerry's bandmates pay tribute to his life and work every day and in every concert.

Warren is especially adept at paying tribute since he resonates more with the lead guitar / songwriter role that Jerry was in more than Phil or Bobby or anyone else that used to be in the GD that's still alive. He's a better singer than any of them too.

Lots of love for Warren. The 2009 Dead with Warren was the best post-Jerry music. I thought Furthur had them beat after I went to a few shows but I take all that back. Warren > John. Just my two pesos.

This post was modified by deadpolitics on 2013-06-19 20:55:13

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Poster: user unknown Date: Jun 19, 2013 5:40pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

Warren may be better than John. I haven't heard the latest post Garcia incarnation. But I will argue that Jimmy Herring, on the 2002 TOO tour, was the best Jerry substitute yet. I was at the '09 tour opener in G'boro and Warren made The Dead sound like ABB.

This post was modified by user unknown on 2013-06-20 00:40:11

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Poster: deadpolitics Date: Jun 20, 2013 8:39am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

Don't get me wrong I really like John, his study of Jerry's technique and presentation is unparalleled and it shows in his work with Furthur. I have tickets to Furthur at Red Rocks and the Greek in Berkeley in September.

Furthur with John sounds more like GD than The Dead with Warren. Nevertheless, Warren's got so much soul. I'll never forget the feeling of him leading the band through "Into the Mystic" on that warm summer night in Michigan in 2009.

Jimmy's a great guitarist - but he's missing the singer/frontman capacity.

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Poster: leftwinger57 Date: Jun 24, 2013 10:20am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

I was kinda suckered into going to see THE DEAD 2009 version w/ Warren Haynes.This was at the I-ZOd Center.1st thing I noticed being a 2 nighter the 1st which I was at was not even close to selling out .So much so they had whole sections of seats covered in black fabric so when the lights went out it looked full.Now out they come and all I remember was they opened w/ U.S.Blues and I thought ok Warren Haynes can play w/anyone. 2nd,the drums were miked so loud I couldn't take it . I didn't stay for the encore and to say did I relive the past ,the answer would be a big NO.I wasn't impressed at all and I think they charged a pretty penny for those shows.

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Poster: deadpolitics Date: Jun 24, 2013 10:44am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

Warren doing Shakedown Street is awesome. Check out the show I went to ... probably the best show with this lineup...

http://archive.org/details/thedead2009-07-04.peluso.flac

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Poster: user unknown Date: Jun 20, 2013 11:04am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

Yea, I probably came across as a Warren hater, but I'm not. It's just IMHO, Warren truly shines when he plays solo acoustic.

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Poster: deadpolitics Date: Jun 20, 2013 11:22am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

Hahah I agree. Warren doing Soulshine solo acoustic is like going to church.

Funny how we both redacted our down-talking of these musicians as the discussion progressed.

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Poster: The Real One Date: Jun 19, 2013 10:35am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

**yawn**
Every time one of Garcia's songs is played, it is a tribute to the man. Sorry about your "life sucks" attitude.

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Poster: Old_NJ_Head_Zimmer Date: Jun 19, 2013 4:40pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

Real,
Pretty presumptuous of you to think you know anything about my life attitude based on an opinion you don't like about some musicians.
Watch you are not projecting your inner self on others.

I stand by my opinion. I still find it odd for a touring tribute of a band leader to not be joined by band members who he stuck with for 30 years.
Especially a band like the Dead who would never have been who they became without Garcia. Please don't try to tell me Weir would have made it. As for Phil, he never would have attempted base without Garcia pushing him to do it. So his great talent may never had been unleashed.

I love what the Grateful Dead created but can't say I'm thrilled with what they became afterwards.

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Poster: Old_NJ_Head_Zimmer Date: Jun 19, 2013 4:40pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

Real,
Pretty presumptuous of you to think you know anything about my life attitude based on an opinion you don't like about some musicians.
Watch you are not projecting your inner self on others.

I stand by my opinion. I still find it odd for a touring tribute of a band leader to not be joined by band members who he stuck with for 30 years.
Especially a band like the Dead who would never have been who they became without Garcia. Please don't try to tell me Weir would have made it. As for Phil, he never would have attempted base without Garcia pushing him to do it. So his great talent may never had been unleashed.

I love what the Grateful Dead created but can't say I'm thrilled with what they became afterwards.

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Poster: RBNW....new and improved! Date: Jun 19, 2013 2:02pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

some might consider Furthur a tribute....

NO?

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Poster: RBNW....new and improved! Date: Jun 19, 2013 1:48pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

i checked last week and there were still seats available , unfortunately i have a conflicting engagement !!!

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Poster: segan63 Date: Jun 19, 2013 12:15pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

Here's some info on the show at Heinz Hall. I'll be headed to Tanglewood on Saturday, so I hope it goes well.


http://www.jambase.com/Articles/118799/Setlist-And-Audio-Jerry-Garcia-Symphonic-Celebration-In-Pittsburgh

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Poster: lobster12 Date: Jun 19, 2013 12:44pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

Unreal setlist. I'll say that.

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Poster: RBNW....new and improved! Date: Jun 19, 2013 2:03pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

2nd that!!!

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Poster: adks12020 Date: Jun 19, 2013 1:20pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

Yeah, I decided to just go for it. Tanglewood is an awesome place no matter what. Even if the music is just ok it will be a nice night out on the lawn with some wine, food, and the lady friend.

Those clips did sound pretty good though.

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Poster: segan63 Date: Jun 20, 2013 8:51am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Garcia Symphony w/ Haynes

Just got some more info on the Tanglewood show. From the Garcia site email:

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Summer is approaching and so are the Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebrations featuring Warren Haynes! The eight-city tour continues on June 22nd at the Tanglewood Music Center with the acclaimed Boston Pops, led by conductor Keith Lockhart. Warren and the Symphony, along with bassist Lincoln Schleifer, and drummer Jeff Sipe plus vocalists Alecia Chakour and Jasmine Muhammad guide this groundbreaking orchestral adventure exploring Jerry's vast songbook of Grateful Dead favorites and legendary covers which highlighted Jerry's solo shows.

The Joshua Light Show, who performed at dozens of Grateful Dead concerts at New York City's Fillmore East, will also join the celebration at Tanglewood providing a psychedelic light experience.

Click here to get your tickets now and join in the celebration! We'll have a surprise or two in store for you throughout the tour.